Prestige Philately Auction 239 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Postage Dues
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Range on Hagners with Blank Tablet set (the 5/- thinned) plus 'SPECIMEN' set to 8d (the 5/- was not overprinted), Filled Tablet mint to 5/- plus CTO 20/- & 'SPECIMEN' set to 20/-, With Stroke 10/-, etc, generally fine to very fine.
1902-04 Blank Tablet & Completed Design selection of 'SPECIMEN' opts and CTO cancelled stamps, includes 10/- x2 and 20/- x3, condition variable.
1902 Blank Tablet mixed group to 5/-, mounted and used complete with some extras and blocks, noted ½d block of 8 with white flaw left of top serif of '1' ACSC #D1d x two. Useful lot. (Qty 64)
1902 Blank Tablet ½d to 5/- complete set both mounted and used, the mint 5/- is slightly aged.
1902-04 Completed Design ½d to 20/- complete each with sans-serif 'SPECIMEN' Overprint, condition variable, Cat $1975 (£1100).
1902-04 Completed Design group of CTO cancels comprising WA Concentric Rings x14, 'HOBART/OC14/1909' cds x3, 'GPO ADELAIDE/OC/09' cds x6 and 'STOCK EXCHANGE/OC18/09/QUEENSLAND' x15, interesting group.
1906-08 Crown/Single-Lined A 1d light green Perf 11 with the Watermark Inverted ACSC #D48a (SG D51aw), well centred, lightly mounted, Cat $4750 (£3000).
1906-08 Crown/Single-Lined A 2d light green Perf 11 BW #D51 (SG D51b) marginal example from the base of the sheet, somewhat faded, cancelled with indelible pencil, Cat $7500 (£4750).
It is believed that only two examples have been recorded, one normal, and this example with the watermark inverted: neither catalogue notes this distinction. RPSofV Certificate (2000). [Discovered only in 1999, this is the "discovery" stamp. The ACSC states "Two pen-cancelled [sic] examples are recorded"]
No longer available
1907 Crown/Double-Lined A mainly used array on Hagners, much duplication, noted ½d and 1d values with Marginal Letters Watermarks ACSC #D56aa & #D57ab, Cat $8000 approximately.
1908 New Designs for Shilling Values with Stroke used accumulation of 1/- x124 and 5/- x49 plus mint 2/- and 10/- (small tonespot visible from front), condition variable, Cat $13,000+
1909-21 Crown/Double-Lined A album with study of both Thick and Thin Papers with shades, multiples, plate & watermark varieties, etc, includes 10/- x3 and £1 ACSC #D91 & 92, with plenty of research potential. High catalogue value.
1909-10 Victorian Design Wmk Crown/Double-Lined A ½d to £1 complete ACSC #D76-92 (SG D63-73), CTO, Cat $950 (£475).
1913-21 Crown/Double-Lined A 1d block of 4 with 'CA' Monogram ACSC #D77zc, 'KEMPTON/JU28/21/TAS' cds.
1922-30 Third Watermark collection with shades, varieties, multiples & reconstructions etc, includes ½d Ash Imprint block of 4 ACSC #D105zb used, 1½d Ash Imprint block of 4 #D107zb unmounted, & 3d with Double Perforations at Base, #D109b, condition variable. High catalogue value.
1931-37 CofA Wmk nice selection of both Perf 11 & 14 shades, varieties, blocks etc including 1d Perf 11 Ash N over A Imprint block of 24 ACSC#D115z and 6d Perf 11 #D120 (SG D110) used x3, condition variable.
1931-37 CofA Wmk selection of used blocks 6d #D120 strip of 4 - a rare multiple - and 1/- #D121 block of 60, condition variable, Cat $3500+.
1931-37 CofA Wmk range of imprint pairs & blocks including 3d #D118za, 4d #D119zc with the Imprint Misplaced to the Left (a variant not mentioned in the ACSC) and 6d #D120z (pair), Cat $5500+. A very scarce group. [The illustration is above Lot 256]
(Qty 16 items)
1931-37 CofA Wmk Perf 11 & Perf 14 sets ACSC #D113-121 (SG D100-111) with a range of shades, the scarce 6d #D120 (SG D110) is unmounted, Cat $1250+ (£475+ mounted).
1931-37 CofA Wmk Perf 11 6d carmine & yellow-green ACSC #D120 (SG D110) block of 4, Bunbury (WA) cds of 28SEP37, Cat $1600+ (£1300+). Scarce multiple. [The illustration is above Lot 256]